INTRODUCTIONPraise be to Allah, the Lord of the Worlds, the Most Merciful, the MostCompassionate, the Master of the Day of...
And the LORD spoke by His servants the prophets. 2 Kings 21:105. God does nothing without first telling His prophets."Sure...
DEBUNKING JESUS DIVINITYIn an answer to a question on what the first commandment was, he replied, "TheFirst is, Hear O Isr...
order for us to receive salvation is not the intended meaning of this verse. However,in order for us to recognize this fac...
Before we start on John 10:30 Verse, let us examine some of the exaggeratingexpressions that were said by Jesus himself in...
Also let us look at verse John 17:20-22 "That the ALL may be made ONE. Likethou Father art in me, I in thee, that they may...
(John 10:30), reads as follows:"And Jesus walked in the temple in Solomons porch. Then came the Jews roundabout him, and s...
I asked: "So if someone is called one with God, then it means he is God, am Iright?The missionary victoriously said: "Yes....
Trinity should be changed to 14 gods.So John 10:30 does not mean Jesus is God but like I said if Christians still arguesay...
39  "Abraham is our father," they answered. If you were Abrahams children," saidJesus, "then you would [d] do what Abraham...
scripture properly and we clearly saw Jesus rebuking them for that. So thisargument of accusations of blasphemy against Je...
(simple g). I mean, if Jesus was God, then Jesus would have simply said, "I amGod" but Jesus never said that.The Jewish Sc...
otherwise God would have used the singular. This claim is based on ignorance ofSemitic languages. In most eastern language...
Father, when he witnessed Allah’s deeds – the miracles –, which I performed.This passage is the same as in Matthew, “Then ...
born of Him.” (John (1) 5:1)Another proof is what Jesus (PBUH) said after that. “Yet a little while and theworld will see ...
the Father." However, Jesus is not saying this. We need to read the context of theverse in question. Beginning from verse ...
father, without mother, without genealogy, having neither beginning of days or endof life...." (Hebrews 7:1-3)Can anyone m...
It is often claimed that since Thomas referred to Jesus as "My God, my Lord"(John 20:28), that Jesus was God. An ignorance...
“Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was, I am.”(John 8:58)The reasons Christians give th...
If Jesus was claiming divinity here. He should have at least remained consistent inthe usage of words. In Exodus 3:14 the ...
divinity.Mark 1:24 24"What do you want with us, Jesus of Nazareth? Have you come todestroy us? I know who you are—the Holy...
D) in a wider sense, a descendant, one of the posterity of any one,1) the children of Israel2) sons of AbrahamE)) used to ...
used preeminently of Jesus Christ, as enjoying the supreme love of God,united to him in affectionate intimacy, privy to hi...
"sons" by the tons. So what does the Bible mean by "only son" or "unique son"when referring to Jesus? It means what the Bi...
came and spoke the words of God...John 12:49 For I did not speak of my own accord, but the Father who sent mecommanded me ...
them, they are not forgiven.So Christians have two alternatives.Either they stop arguing that Jesus is divine because he h...
Allah’s (S.W) presence requires a response from the Jews, which is theiracceptance of His Law and worshipping Him. “and he...
28:18). So he is not God.Further MoreThe Bible speaks of Jesus (PBUH) as the Judge of all creations on the Day ofJudgment....
Claim 20: Jesus Being Called The Lamb Of God And Him Taking Away TheSins Of The World ?Christians use the following verse....
Taking away is airo. (Source)One of the meanings could be... cause to cease . Source: CLICK HERESo it could mean that Jesu...
became like charred flax, and the bindings dropped from his hands."1 Samuel 10:6 "The Spirit of the LORD will come upon yo...
Spirit of the LORD and set me in the middle of a valley; it was full of bones."Luke 1:35 "The angel answered, "The Holy Sp...
believe the Father sent Jesus, and you believe in the doctrine of the Father,therefore you shall go to heaven!2- Now Chris...
and the reason he never asked for it is because HE IS NOT GOD.Secondly, Jesus himself stated that the Father is greater th...
c) complete, entire (of time)     d) sound, wholesome, unimpaired, innocent, having integrity     e) what is complete or e...
In this article we shall show that Jesus himself did not believe that he was sinless,we will also show that Jesus himself ...
Now let us move on to the second point, which is that Jesus did not considerhimself to be perfect neither, and this comes ...
The form of address, gynai (Dear Woman), though thoroughly courteous, is notnormally an endearing term, nor the form of ad...
Matthew 15:26 26He replied, "It is not right to take the childrens bread and toss itto their dogs."The Jews used to use th...
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  1. 1. INTRODUCTIONPraise be to Allah, the Lord of the Worlds, the Most Merciful, the MostCompassionate, the Master of the Day of Judgment. I bear witness that thereis no God but He, the Lord of the earlier and later generations and Sustainerof heaven and earth. Peace and blessings be upon the one who was sent as a Mercyto the worlds. I bear witness that he is the Messenger of Allah (peace and blessingsof Allah be upon him). Peace and blessings be upon him, upon all his Family andCompanions, and upon those who believe in his guidance and follow in hisfootsteps until the Day of Judgment."O people of the book! commit no excesses in your religion: nor say of Allahaught but the truth. Christ Jesus the son of Mary was [no more or less than] amessenger of Allah, and His word, which he bestowed upon Mary, and a spiritpreceding from Him: so believe in Allah and his messengers. Say not "Three":desist!, it is better for you, for Allah is one god, Glory be to Him, Far exalted isHe above having a son. To Him belong all things in the heavens and the earth.And enough is Allah as a disposer of affairs." The noble Quran, Al-Nissah(4):Before I Start I Want To Clarify Important NotesA-God Is Not A Mystery !God throughout the bible makes Himself known: He never speaks to His people inriddles like the doctrine of the Trinity.1. The Trinity is Confusion!"For God is not the author of confusion but of peace, as in all the churches of thesaints." 1 Corinthians 14:332. The Trinity is dark sayings clouded in mystery.“Hear now My words: If there is a prophet among you, I, the LORD, make Myselfknown to him in a vision; I speak to him in a dream…I speak with him face to face,Even plainly, and not in dark sayings. Numbers 12:6,83. God speaks to His prophets. There is no mystery."I have also spoken by the prophets, And have multiplied visions; I have givensymbols through the witness of the prophets." Hosea 12:104. The Trinity is an obscured mystery vs. God who reveals the truth andkeeps His word. "…until the LORD removed Israel out of His sight, as He had said by all Hisservants the prophets. So Israel was carried away from their own land to Assyria, asit is to this day." 2 Kings 17:23
  2. 2. And the LORD spoke by His servants the prophets. 2 Kings 21:105. God does nothing without first telling His prophets."Surely the Lord GOD does nothing, Unless He reveals His secret to His servantsthe prophets." Amos 3:76. God makes His ways known plainly."He made known His ways to Moses, His acts to the children of Israel." Psalm103:76. Anything that God reveals is not a secret and it belongs to His children.“The secret things belong to the LORD our God, but those things which arerevealed belong to us and to our children forever, that we may do all the words ofthis law." Deuteronomy 29:2B-God Declares Himself To Be GodThe first criterion is that God CLEARLY and EXPLICITLY declares who he is, bydeclaring and saying I AM GOD, we read: Isa 45:5 I [am] the LORD, and [there is] none else, [there is] no God beside me: Igirded thee, though thou hast not known me:Jer 32:27 Behold, I [am] the LORD, the God of all flesh: is there anything toohard for me? Eze 20:20 And hallow my sabbaths; and they shall be a sign between me and you,that ye may know that I [am] the LORD your God. Gen 35:11 And God said unto him, I [am] God Almighty: be fruitful andmultiply; a nation and a company of nations shall be of thee, and kings shall comeout of thy loinsGen 46:3 And he said, I [am] God, the God of thy father: fear not to go down intoEgypt; for I will there make of thee a great nation:So God CLEARLY and EXPLICITLY declares who he is, he doesnt leave it opento question or guesswork, he plainly says it.Yet Jesus never ONCE in clear plain Hebrew or Greek ever said I AM GOD, OR IAM GOD ALMIGHTY, OR I AM GOD AND THERE IS NO GOD BESIDE ME.Jesus in his entire ministry NEVER and I repeat NEVER EVER uttered thissentence once, hence he fails the first criteria.God says I AM GOD, Jesus never said it once.
  3. 3. DEBUNKING JESUS DIVINITYIn an answer to a question on what the first commandment was, he replied, "TheFirst is, Hear O Israel, the Lord our God is One..." (Mark 12:29)The word translated "one" in the above verse is the Hebrew Ikhad. This word is thesame as the Arabic Ahad. It means one whole, indivisible. It does not and cannot inanyway represent the Trinity but rather it disqualifies it. It is well documented andunderstood by scholars of the history of Christianity, universally, that the Trinitywas a later invention, and was never preached by Jesus. Jesus talked about the oneGod and His kingdom. When the believers in the divinity of Christ are asked aboutwhether Jesus himself ever made a claim to be God, in the sources that they have, ahandful of basically similar references across the board are offered to thequestioner. However, all of these references when studied in their context and inthe context of other explicit statements made by Jesus, fail to prove that Jesus wasclaiming to be God in any way.There are three main problems with the claims that are presented. They are either i)insufficient on their own to prove the divinity of any person, ii) or it is impossible,on the basis of the verse alone to prove the divinity of any person, or iii) They areambiguous; in that they are open to alternative interpretations which are as valid aswhat is asserted.Dear brother, whoever searches for the truth, I invite you to join me in order tostudy scientifically, together and hand in hand, the Christians’ written evidence inwhich they claim that they prove Jesus’ Divinity (PBUH).THE CLAIMS:Claim 1: Jesus said "I am the way and the truth and the life . No one comes tothe Father except through me."Some people read:"I am the way, ...no one comes to the Father, but through me."When reading this verse, for some reason some people see in it a confirmation ofthe Trinity. Although I cannot see how they can read either an explicit or even animplicit reference to the Trinity in this verse, still, due to its popularity it deservesto be studiedThere appear to be a sizable number of Christians who when reading this verseinterpret it to state that Jesus is God and that no one shall enter into heaven exceptif they worship Jesus. However, since it is brought up so often in discussions of theTrinity it appears to be appropriate to discuss it here.The popular perception that this verse claims that Jesus requires our worship in
  4. 4. order for us to receive salvation is not the intended meaning of this verse. However,in order for us to recognize this fact it is necessary to study its context.If we were to back up a little and read from the beginning of this chapter, we wouldfind that just before Jesus spoke these words, he said;"In my Fathers house are many mansions (dwelling places); if it were not so, Iwould have told you; for I go to prepare a mansion (a dwelling place) for you."John 14:2The above statement is quite clear. It is in exact conformance to the teachings ofthe Quran. In the Quran we are told how God sent messengers to all tribes andnations. We are told that the basic message which was given to each of these tribeswas the same: "Worship God alone and worship none else." Some of the secondarydetails of this worship might differ from one tribe or nation to the next according toGods infinite wisdom and his knowledge of those people. It was made very clear toeach prophet that he was not to preach to anyone but his own people. It was furthermade clear to this messengers people that if they were to obey him that they wouldreceive the reward of God. God would not hold them accountable for what anyother tribe or nation did or did not do. This would continue until Gods lastmessenger, Muhammad (pbuh) would be sent to all mankind as the seal of theprophets.This is exactly what Jesus is saying here. He said that in Gods mansion there are"many" rooms. Jesus was sent to guide to only one of them. The countless otherrooms were reserved for other tribes and nations if they would obey theirmessengers. However, Jesus was telling his followers that they need not worrythemselves about the other rooms. Anyone from among his people who wished toenter into the room which was reserved for them could only do so if they followedJesus and obeyed his command. So Jesus confirmed that he was going to prepare"a" mansion and not "all" the mansions in "my Fathers house".Further, the verse clearly states that Jesus was the "WAY" to a mansion. He didnot say that he is the "DESTINATION" which would be the case if he were God.What else would we expect a prophet of God to say except "I am the way to Godsmercy"? That is his job. That is what a prophet does. It is why God chose him inthe first place; in order to guide to the mercy of God. This is indeed confirmed inJohn 10:9 where Jesus tells us that he is "the door" to "the pasture." In other words,he is the "prophet" who guides his people to "heaven" (see also Jn. 12:44). Onceagain, this is the message of Islam.Finally, remember"Not every one that says to me(Jesus); Lord, Lord, will enter the kingdom ofheaven; but he who does the will of my Father, who is in heaven."Matthew.7:21Claim 2: Jesus Says, " I And The Father Are One (John 10:30)."?
  5. 5. Before we start on John 10:30 Verse, let us examine some of the exaggeratingexpressions that were said by Jesus himself in the New Testament:An exaggerating expression in the Bible: The Bible contains many verses in it thatcontain irrational statements. For instance we read in Matthew 21:21 " Jesusreplied, I tell you the truth, if you have faith and do not doubt, not only can you dowhat was done to the fig tree, but also you can say to this mountain, Go, throwyourself into the sea, and it will be done. If you believe, you will receive whateveryou ask for in prayer."I challenge any "faithful" believing Christian to move one brick, not a mountainwith his sight or words.Have any Christian from the time of Jesus till now been able to do it?Another exaggerating expression is in Mark 16:17-18 "And these signs willaccompany those who believe: In my name they will drive out demons; they willspeak in new tongues; they will pick up snakes with their hands; and when theydrink deadly poison, it will not hurt them at all; they will place their hands on sickpeople, and they will get well."Again , I challenge any Christian to allowhimself to get bit by a poisonous rattle snake or cobra and survive its venom.Does this mean no "Christian" is a real Christian? Did Jesus say that no one willever be a believer, since they cant lift mountains with their eye sights nor survivedeadly poisons?Does the Bible contain exaggerating expressions in it? and if so, then how can youtake the "Trinitarian" verses so literal then? They too are nothing but exaggerations(as I proved below in this article) that do not prove that Jesus is the Creator of thisUniverse.From Sheikh Ahmed Deedats work; may Allah Almighty always be pleasedwith him:Let us look at John 10:30 "I (Jesus) and the Father are One." This verse is severelymisunderstood and is taken out of context, because beginning at verse John 10:23we read (in the context of 10:30) about Jesus talking to the Jews. In verse John10:28-30, talking about his followers as his sheep, he states: "...Neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand. My Father who gave themme, is greater than all, and no man is able to pluck them out of my Fathers hand. Iand the Father are One."These verses prove only that Jesus and the Father are one in that no man can pluckthe sheep out of eithers hand. It does not at all state that Jesus is Gods equal ineverything. In fact the words of Jesus, " My Father, who gave them me is Greaterthan ALL...," in John 10:29 completely negates this claim, otherwise we are leftwith a contradiction just a sentence apart. All Includes Everyone Even Jesus.
  6. 6. Also let us look at verse John 17:20-22 "That the ALL may be made ONE. Likethou Father art in me, I in thee, that they may be ONE in us. I in them, they in me,that they may be perfect in ONE". In this verse, the same word ONE used, theGreek, HEN is used, not only to describe Jesus and the Father but to describe Jesus,the Father and eleven of the twelve disciples of Jesus. So here if that impliesequality, we have a unique case of 13 Gods.Of the verse in question, "I and the Father are One" in (John 10:30), we also needto take note of the verses following the 30th verse in the text. In those verses, theJews accuse Jesus falsely of claiming to be God by these words. He howeverreplies, proving their accusation wrong by their own text:"The Jews answered him saying, For a good work we stone thee not, but forblasphemy, and because that thou being a man, makest thyself a God " (John10:33).Jesus replies to this accusation saying: "Jesus answered them, Is it not written inyour Law, "I said ye are gods. If He can call them gods, unto whom the word ofGod came, say ye of him whom the Father hath sanctified and sent into the world,"Thou blasphemeth," because I said I am the son of God?" (John 10:34-36).Let us look at Acts 2:22 "O you men of Israel, hear these words: Jesus of Nazareth,a MAN approved of God among you..." Peter in the Book of Acts testifies aboutJesus. Jesus thus even to his disciples, as to early Christians, not poisoned byPauline doctrine, was a man, not a God.Question: In John 10:30 Jesus says, "I and the Father are one [hen]." Doesntthis show that they are one in essence?This statement does not suggest either a dual or triune deity. What Johns Jesusmeant by the word hen ("one") becomes clear from his prayer concerning theapostles: "That they may be one [hen], just as we are one [hen]" (John 17:22),which means that they should be united in agreement with one another as he (Jesus)is always united in agreement with God, as stated:"I [Jesus] always do the things that are pleasing to Him [God]" (John 8:29).There is thus no implication that Jesus and God, or the twelve apostles are to beconsidered as of one essence.Further MoreThe third verse which Christians claim validates the doctrine of the trinity is theverse of (John 10:30)"I and my father are one."This verse, however is quoted out of context. The complete passage, starting with
  7. 7. (John 10:30), reads as follows:"And Jesus walked in the temple in Solomons porch. Then came the Jews roundabout him, and said unto him, How long dost thou make us to doubt? If thou be theChrist, tell us plainly. Jesus answered them, I told you, and ye believed not: theworks that I do in my Fathers name, they bear witness of me. But ye believe not,because ye are not of my sheep, as I said unto you. My sheep hear my voice, and Iknow them, and they follow me: And I give unto them eternal life; and they shallnever perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand. My Father, whichgave them me, is greater than all; and no man is able to pluck them out of myFathers hand. I and my Father are one." John 10:23-30In divinity? In a holy "Trinity"? No! They are one in PURPOSE. Just as no oneshall pluck them out of Jesus hand, so too shall no one pluck them out of Godshand.Further MoreDuring a conversation with a Christian missionary, I asked him if he believedJesus was God.The missionary said "Yes. Jesus is God."I said: "Jesus never said he was God."The missionary taken back said, "What! He did."I asked: "Can you show me?"The missionary started opening his bible and then with a victorious smile, heopens John 10:30. He says here you go. In John 10:30, Jesus says "I and myFather are one."I asked him: "What does that mean?"The missionary said: "It means Jesus is saying that he is God."I asked: "Why do you say that?"(I was dragging him deeper and deeper into my deadly trap and he unknowinglywas walking right into it.)The missionary said: "Jesus is saying that he and God are one. Isnt itobvious?"I asked: " So if Jesus says both are one then it means Jesus is God, am I right?The missionary said: "Absolutely. There is no doubt about it!"
  8. 8. I asked: "So if someone is called one with God, then it means he is God, am Iright?The missionary victoriously said: "Yes. Look, I showed you what you wantedand this is my proof and thats all I need."Now, he has walked right into my trap.So I agreed with him for the sake of argument and asked him to open, John 17:21-22. In John 17:21, Jesus says"That they (disciplines) all may be one; as thou, Father, art in me, and I in thee, thatthey (12 disciplines) also may be one in us: that the world may believe that thouhast sent me. And further in John 17:22, Jesus says"And the glory which thou gavest me I have given them (12 disciplines); that theymay be one, even as we are one: And further in John 17:23, Jesus says : "I in them(12 disciplines), and thou in me, that they may be made perfect in one; and that theworld may know that thou hast sent me, and hast loved them, as thou hast lovedme."After reading this, the missionary slowly realized what he had got himself into.I said: "Now, Jesus says that God, Jesus and the 12 disciplines are one."The missionary was clearly cornered and said, "No, no."I asked: "Why not?"He was silent with his head down.I asked:"Does that mean God and Jesus and the 12 disciplines are one?""Does that mean the 12 disciplines are also God?""Does that mean Judas the traitor was also God?""Do you believe in 14 Gods?"The missionary had no reply. He is defeated and finished.The same word "One" is used here also. The word "One" used in John 10:30 is alsoused in John 17:21-23.If John 10:30 means Jesus and God are one, then John 17:21-23 should mean. Jesusand God and the 12 disciplines are one.
  9. 9. Trinity should be changed to 14 gods.So John 10:30 does not mean Jesus is God but like I said if Christians still arguesaying John 10:30 means Jesus is God, then they will also have to agree the John17:21-23 says there are 14 Gods.Claim 3: The Jews Try To Stone JesusWhy Did The Jews Accuse Jesus OF Blasphemy?One argument often raised by Christians in order to try and prove the deity ofChrist is that they say that the Jews accused Jesus of committing blasphemy.However, I am here to argue that the Jews misunderstood them and that Jesus neverdid commit blasphemy. We will also examine the real reason why the Jews accusedJesus of blasphemy.Here is one passage in which the Jews accuse Jesus of committing blasphemy...John 10:31-3931 Again the Jews picked up stones to stone him, 32 but Jesus said to them, "I haveshown you many good works from the Father. For which of these do you stoneme?" 33 "We are not stoning you for any good work," they replied, "but forblasphemy, because you, a mere man, claim to be God." 34 Jesus answeredthem, "Is it not written in your Law, I have said you are "gods" [d]? 35 If hecalled them gods, to whom the word of God came—and Scripture cannot bebroken— 36 what about the one whom the Father set apart as his very ownand sent into the world? Why then do you accuse me of blasphemy because Isaid, I am Gods Son? 37 Do not believe me unless I do the works of my Father.38 But if I do them, even though you do not believe me, believe the works, that youmay know and understand that the Father is in me, and I in the Father." 39 Againthey tried to seize him, but he escaped their grasp.Jesus over here is rebuking the Jews for how they dont understand scripture. Jesusthen says in verse 37 that if he does the works of the Father (obviously becausenothing he does is of his own authority (John 5:30) and he is doing what God iscommanding) then they should believe that he is Gods son (son of God in thesense that he is serving God) and that they will know that the Father is in him andthat he is in the Father (this shows oneness of purpose, see similar examples inJohn 17:21).Jesus told them the real reason why they wanted to kill him...John 8:37-4037 I know you are Abrahams descendants. Yet you are looking for a way to kill me,because you have no room for my word. 38 I am telling you what I have seen inthe Fathers presence, and you are doing what you have heard from your father. [c]"
  10. 10. 39 "Abraham is our father," they answered. If you were Abrahams children," saidJesus, "then you would [d] do what Abraham did. 40 As it is, you are looking for away to kill me, a man who has told you the truth that I heard from God.Abraham did not do such things.Jesus is accusing them of killing him simply because they do not like or want toaccept his teachings. Jesus clearly stated to them that he is a MAN who was tellingthem the truth that he heard from GOD. NOT THAT HE IS GOD!!!!!!!!The Jews were so desperate to convict Jesus of death. They tried everything...Mark 14:55-6355 The chief priests and the whole Sanhedrin were looking for evidence againstJesus so that they could put him to death, but they did not find any. 56 Manytestified falsely against him, but their statements did not agree. 57 Then somestood up and gave this false testimony against him: 58 "We heard him say, I willdestroy this temple made with human hands and in three days will build another,not made with hands. " 59 Yet even then their testimony did not agree. 60 Thenthe high priest stood up before them and asked Jesus, "Are you not going toanswer? What is this testimony that these men are bringing against you?" 61 ButJesus remained silent and gave no answer. Again the high priest asked him, "Areyou the Messiah, the Son of the Blessed One?" 62 "I am," said Jesus. "And you willsee the Son of Man sitting at the right hand of the Mighty One and coming on theclouds of heaven." 63 The high priest tore his clothes. "Why do we need any morewitnesses?" he asked. 64 "You have heard the blasphemy. What do youthink?"You can see that they were so desperate that they had to get false witnesses totestify against Jesus. But that didnt even work. Then when Jesus said that he isGods son they went crazy and accused him of blasphemy out of sheer desperationto have him killed. But I already quoted Jesus in John 10:31-39 in how he defendshimself against this accusation and how he shows the misunderstanding that theJews had of scripture.Even today Christians admit that the Jews misunderstood certain parts ofscripture...Shabir is basing his case on the (mis)understanding of the Jews that three figureswere expected to come, and that Christ and the Prophet were two distinctindividuals. (Sam Shamoun, More Evidence of Shabir’s Inconsistency: AnAnalysis of Shabir Ally’s debate with Dr. Anis Shorrosh, Source)Sam over here argues that the Jews could possibly misunderstand scripture. So isntit possible that the Jews misunderstood what Jesus was trying to say? CONCLUSIONNowhere does Jesus commit blasphemy. This was only a sheer desperation by theJews at the time to have any excuse for Jesus to be killed. They did not understand
  11. 11. scripture properly and we clearly saw Jesus rebuking them for that. So thisargument of accusations of blasphemy against Jesus proving Jesus madeblasphemous claims sinks down to the seabed where it belongs.Further MoreWe have to read it in context. We cannot take something out of context!Let’s read it in context. Starting from John 10:2323 And Jesus walked in the temple in Solomons porch. 24 Then came the Jewsround about him, and said unto him, How long dost thou make us to doubt? If thoube the Christ, tell us plainly.(The Jews surround Jesus ask him to say if he is thereal messiah or not.) 25 Jesus answered them, I told you, and ye believed not: theworks that I do in my Fathers name, they bear witness of me. 26 But ye believenot, because ye are not of my sheep, as I said unto you. 27 My sheep hear myvoice, and I know them, and they follow me: (Jesus says the true believers willfollow him) 28 And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish,neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand. 29 My Father, which gave themme, is greater than all; and no man is able to pluck them out of my Fathers hand.30 I and my Father are one. (Jesus says that no one can take the believers from hishands nor from Gods for they both are one, meaning one in purpose.) 31 Then theJews took up stones again to stone him. 32Jesus answered them, Many good workshave I showed you from my Father; for which of those works do ye stone me?33The Jews answered him, saying, For a good work we stone thee not; but forblasphemy; and because that thou, being a man, makest thyself God.(The Jews alsomisunderstood the statement "I and my father are one" and so the Jews took stonesto attack Jesus because they thought Jesus claimed to be God.)The Jews were directly telling Jesus that Jesus was claiming to be God. If Jesuswas God, then Jesus would have said “I am God” but JESUS NEVER CLAIMEDTO BE GOD.34Jesus answered them, Is it not written in your law, I said, Ye are gods? 35 If hecalled them gods, unto whom the word of God came, andthe scripture cannot be broken; Jesus replies that whoever brings the message ofGod is called a god (with simple g). Jesus Christ was talking ofPsalms 82:6 "I have said, Ye are gods;"IMPORTANT TO NOTEThe Jews were going to throw stones at Jesus because they thought Jesus claimedto be God. But Jesus even then does not say "I am God" but tell them that theJewish Law says prophets sent by God is a god (simple g). Noah, Abraham,Moses, David, Solomon were god (simple g) according to the Jewish corruptedlaws. By the time of Jesus the Jewish books were corrupted.So Jesus is saying that he is like the other prophets meaning he is referred as god
  12. 12. (simple g). I mean, if Jesus was God, then Jesus would have simply said, "I amGod" but Jesus never said that.The Jewish Scripture says any prophet who comes with a message from AlmightyGod is called "god (simple g)".PLEASE DONT CONFUSE "God" and "god".There is a massive difference between God (with a capital G) and god (with asimple g).A prophet is called god in the jewish language but that does not mean he is God butjust means he is a human but sent by God.Claim 4: Jesus Was Immanuel, I.E. "God With Us".?Another claim that is often times made is concerning Isaiah 7:14. In the Book ofIsaiah in the Old Testament of the Bible it states:"Therefore, the Lord himself will give you a sign, behold a young woman (almah)will conceive and bear a child and shall call his name Immanuel."It is claimed that the above was a prophecy about the birth of Jesus to the VirginMary. It is further claimed that since the word Immanuel means "God with us," theperson being talked about, i.e. Jesus was God.The above quotation is from the King James Version of the Bible. The wordtranslated as "virgin" is the wrong translation of the Hebrew word ALMAH. Theword ALMAH in Hebrew means "young woman." The correct Hebrew word forvirgin is BETHULAH. Since many young women begot children since those wordswere penned, it is not at all necessary that those words should apply to Jesus. Another fact that is often ignored is that Jesus was never named Immanuel, nor didanyone ever address him as Immanuel when he lived. On the contrary, the Messiahwas named Jesus (Luke 2:21) by the angel according to the gospels. Also, even if aperson is named Immanuel, it doesnt mean that the person so named is God.Consider for example all the people named ELI in the Old Testament. ELI meansGod in the Hebrew. It is also narrated that Jesus while talking to God referred toHim as ELI (Mark 15:34 & Matthew 27:46). We cannot however on this basis of just a name accept all the people named ELI inthe Old Testament as Gods. Similarly, we cannot accept a person named Immanuel(which means "God with us") as God. Jesus was never named Immanuelanyway, so both ways the argument and claim are false.Claim 5: God In The Plural ?Another common claim presented from the Bible to "prove" the divinity of Christis presented surprisingly from the first chapter of the book of Genesis. Godsupposedly says: "Let US create." The word "us" is plural and has been used byGod for himself in Genesis. Christians assert that this plural proves the Trinity,
  13. 13. otherwise God would have used the singular. This claim is based on ignorance ofSemitic languages. In most eastern languages, there are two types of plurals, i.e.plural of numbers and plural of respect. In the Koran, God speaks of Himself as"us" and "we" as well. Yet in those verses, no Muslim will ever doubt that God isreferring to Himself alone.Even in old English, the King or the Queen would use such plurals for themselvesalone. An objective inquiry from Jewish scholars, whose book the Old Testamentis, will reveal the same. Also, modern translators recognize this and thereforetranslate the word ELOHIM in the Old Testament as God and not Gods eventhough it is a plural. I have never seen a Bible with the word ELOHIM translated as"Gods". It is a plural of respect; it does not signify the Trinity.Claim 6: Seeing Jesus Is Seeing The Father ?Another important passage for Christians, which they consider as evidence ofJesus’ (PBUH) divinity, is what we find in the Gospel according to John,“Whoever has seen me has seen the Father” (John 14:9). They understand thatthe father is Jesus, and seeing Jesus is in fact seeing GodThis shallow understanding is poor, faulty and feeble, and creates many problemsthat suggest blasphemy to God, who is above all problems and any human faults. Ifseeing Jesus (PBUH) is considered as seeing the Father, it is compulsory toconsider slapping Jesus and spitting in his face (Matt. 27:30) as slapping andspitting on the Father Himself, God, Creator of the heavens and earth.Similarly, Jesus’ ignorance of the Day of Judgment is considered as a nescience toGod (Mark 13:32-33). When Jesus ate and drank (Luke 24:42-43) it was alsoconsidered, according to this shallow understanding, food and drink for the Father.Can anyone imagine that God, who created everything, eats, drinks, micturates, anddefecates?To understand the passage correctly, we read from the beginning, and it says, “I goto prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will comeagain, and receive you to myself”, the place that he mentioned is the kingdom.Thomas did not understand and said, “Lord, we do not know where you are going.How can we know the way?” (John 14:5).He understood that Jesus (PBUH) spoke about a real road and a real journey.Correcting him and explaining that it is a spiritual journey, Jesus (PBUH) said, “Iam the way, the truth, and the life”, meaning, following God’s statute and Hisreligion alone will lead to the kingdom of heaven.Then, Philip asked him to show them Allah (S.W); thus, Jesus (PBUH) scoldedhim, saying, “Have I been with you so long, and you still do not know me, Philip?Whoever has seen me has seen the Father. How can you say, Show us the Father? (John 14:10) meaning, how could you ask such a thing, since you are a Jew, andyou know that Allah (S.W) cannot be seen? Whoever has seen me, has seen the
  14. 14. Father, when he witnessed Allah’s deeds – the miracles –, which I performed.This passage is the same as in Matthew, “Then the King will say to those on hisright, Come, you who are blessed by my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared foryou from the foundation of the world. For I was hungry and you gave me food, Iwas thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me, I wasnaked and you clothed me, I was sick and you visited me, I was in prison and youcame to me. Then the righteous will answer him, saying, Lord, when did we seeyou hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you drink? And when did we see youa stranger and welcome you, or naked and clothe you? And when did we see yousick or in prison and visit you? And the King will answer them, Truly, I say toyou, as you did it to one of the least of these my brothers, you did it to me. (Matt.25:34-40) and no one in this world will say that the hungry one was the king; it isjust an example and a metaphor.Similarly, Mark said, "Whoever receives one such child in my name receives me,and whoever receives me, receives not me but Him who sent me." (Mark 9:37).This passage does not mean that the boy is Jesus (PBUH) himself, or that Jesus(PBUH) is Allah (S.W) Himself. It means that, he (PBUH) tells us that whoeverdoes good deeds for the child, is the same as doing it for him, and is obeying Allah(S.W) and His orders.Similarly, as anyone who has seen Jesus (PBUH) is considered as if he or she hasseen Allah (S.W), then whoever accepts Jesus (PBUH) and his disciples, hasaccepted Allah (S.W), and whoever has denied their message, he or she – in fact-has denied Allah’s Law. Therefore, Jesus (PBUH) said, "The one who hears youhears me, and the one who rejects you rejects me, and the one who rejects merejects him who sent me." (Luke 10:16)He (PBUH) confirms that again when he said, “Whoever receives you receives me,and whoever receives me receives him who sent me.” (Matt. 10:40) similarly,whoever has seen Jesus (PBUH) it is the same as seeing Allah (S.W), because, ashe said, “Do you not believe that I am in the Father and the Father is in me? Thewords that I say to you I do not speak on my own authority, but the Father whodwells in me does his works.” (John 14:10).In the Book of Acts, when Peter spoke to Ananias regarding the field’s money, issimilar. “While it remained unsold, did it not remain your own? And after it wassold, was it not at your disposal? Why is it that you have contrived this deed inyour heart? You have not lied to men but to God." When Ananias heard thesewords, he fell down and breathed his last. And great fear came upon all who heardof it.” (Acts 5:4-5). To lie to people is to lie – in fact - to Allah (S.W), and that doesnot mean that people and Allah (S.W) are the same.The seeing, when he said “Who has seen me has seen the Father” is metaphoric,which is the insight seeing and not the sight, and this insight seeing is for allbelievers, who are from Allah (S.W). Jesus (PBUH) said, “not that anyone has seenthe Father except he who is from God; he has seen the Father.” (John 6:46) and allthe believers are from Allah (S.W). “Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christhas been born of God, and everyone who loves the Father loves whoever has been
  15. 15. born of Him.” (John (1) 5:1)Another proof is what Jesus (PBUH) said after that. “Yet a little while and theworld will see me no more, but you will see me. Because I live, you also will live.”(John 14:19) He is not talking about real sight, since he is talking about hisascension to heaven and at that time, the world and the disciples will not see him.He is talking about the faith and spiritual insight, in which the believers and thedisciples will be able to see and feel, but not the others.What comes in Matthew supports this. Matthew said, “And no one knows the Sonexcept the Father, and no one knows the Father except the Son.” (Matt. 11:27)Another passage, which is similar, that comes in the Gospel according to John:“And Jesus cried out and said, "Whoever believes in me, believes not in me but inHim who sent me. And whoever sees me sees Him who sent me. For I have notspoken on my own authority, but the Father who sent me has Himself given me acommandment--what to say and what to speak. And I know that His commandmentis eternal life. What I say, therefore, I say as the Father has told me." (John 12:44-51) and it meant insight.His saying, “Who has seen me has seen the one who has sent me”, does not meanthat who has seen the one sent – the Son – has seen the sender – the Father-- unlessthey both are one. Furthermore, this can be refuted by his saying, “You heard mesay to you, I am going away, and I will come to you. If you loved me, you wouldhave rejoiced, because I am going to the Father, for the Father is greater than I.”(John 14:28) and “My Father, who has given them to me, is greater than all, and noone is able to snatch them out of the Fathers hand.” (John 10:29). No Christianwould affirm that the Father is the Son, but they are different personalities, eventhough they claim that they – the Son and the Father- are united.In his book, "Commentaries on John’s Gospel", Priest Matta El Meskeen said,“Christian belief is that, the hypostases of God are different. The Father is not theSon, nor the Son is the Father, and each hypostasis has his own divinecharacteristics.” Therefore, who has seen the Son, did not see the Father.Finally, according to the Bible, it is impossible to see Allah (S.W) in this world:“No one has ever seen God; the only God, who is at the Fathers side, he has madehim known.” (John 1:18) “who alone has immortality, who dwells inunapproachable light, whom no one has ever seen or can see. To Him be honor andeternal dominion. Amen. (Ti. 1 6:16) Therefore, taking this verse “Who has seenme has seen the Father” as evidence for Jesus’ divinity is weak and feeble, and isthe insight kind of seeing as I mentioned above.Further MoreYet another common claim that is presented is Philips statement in John 14:9where Philip asks to be shown God, and Jesus replies," If you have seen me youhave seen the Father." (John 14:9)By this statement the Christian claims that what Jesus is really saying is that "I am
  16. 16. the Father." However, Jesus is not saying this. We need to read the context of theverse in question. Beginning from verse 4, we see that the disciples aremisunderstanding Jesus from the beginning. Verse 4) Jesus is talking about aspiritual journey, i.e. going to God, whereas Thomas takes it to be a physicaljourney. In verse 7, Jesus makes clear that to know him would be to know Godsince Jesus was conveying knowledge about God. Philip then asks Jesus to showthem the Father to which the response in 14:9 comes. Since God cannot be seenaccording to the law of the Jews (which says that No one can see God and live), theonly way that He can be known is through His signs and messengers. Therefore,Jesus response "If you have seen me you have seen the Father," is consistent withthis. He is not claiming to be God. However, to further prove that Jesus was not claiming to be God, consider whatJesus says in John 5:32: "You have not heard him (God) at any time NEITHERseen His shape or form." Now the Jews and the disciples were seeing Jesus. If Jesus was God then thisstatement by him is a gross error and a contradiction compared to John14: 9.However, to the contrary, Jesus says: i) "The Father is greater than I." John 14:28 ii) " The Father is greater than ALL." (John 10:29) iii) " I can of mine own self do NOTHING...I seek not my own will but the will of Him who sent me (John 5:30)." Iv) " the one who is sent is not greater than the one who sent (John 13:16)."God according to Judaism, Christianity and Islam has knowledge of everything.Jesus according to the Gospels had limited knowledge and therefore cannot beGod: “For of that hour (of Judgment) knows no man, no not the angels, NEITHERTHE SON, but the Father in heaven (John 10:32)." A similar event is documented in Mark 11: 12-13 where Jesus appears ignorant ofthe season of fruiting of the fig tree.Claim 7: Jesus Had No Father ? The Quran and the New Testament both suggest that Jesus was born without afather and only had a mother. This is sometimes presented by Christians to provethat God was the father of Jesus in a physical sense and hence Jesus was God theson or the Son of God. The Koran clarifies this misconception by comparing the creation of Jesus to thecreation of Adam (Quran 3:59). God, who created the first humans could create aman without a father. It is no big deal for God. Modern science can theoretically dothe same using just the egg of the female through cloning. The New Testamentpoints to another man also, born without a father or mother; with greater than Jesus,who is not God. Consider this passage in the Bible, New Testament:"For this Melchizedec, King of Salem, priest of the Most High God.... Without
  17. 17. father, without mother, without genealogy, having neither beginning of days or endof life...." (Hebrews 7:1-3)Can anyone match that? Therefore, it is insufficient on the basis of the above aloneto prove that a person was God just because he had no father. According to theChristian assumptions about God, He has no shape or sex (see John 4:24), but Jesushad a human form and was of the male gender (Luke 2:21). Therefore, Jesus cannotbe God. God has no beginning or end. Jesus had a beginning (Luke 2:6) andaccording to Christianity, a violent death on the cross. Therefore he cannot be God.Further MoreJesus’ (PBUH) birth, without a father, was one of his greatest miracles. Those whobelieve in his divinity use it as their evidence.Yaseen Mansour said, “If Jesus was not born of a virgin, he would be just aman”.It is a fact that Jesus (PBUH) was just a man; the proof is that some creaturesshared with him this great miracle. The origin of all creatures, including humans,was without father or mother. The creation of Adam (PBUH), who was a completeand perfect creature, is bigger and greater than the creation of Jesus (PBUH), whowas a fetus in his mother’s womb, born, and then grew up.No doubt, that being born without a father is a miracle, but it does not conclude orindicate one’s divinity. If so, it must have concluded the divinity of many animalsand the divinity of Adam and Eve, for Adam was born without a father or mother,and Eve came from Adam without a mother.Regarding that, God (S.W) tells us in the Holy Quran, saying, “The similitude ofJesus before God is as that of Adam; He created him from dust, then said tohim: "Be". And he was.” (Holy Quran 3:59).In spite of the likeness between Jesus and Adam (PBUT) in their birth, Adam rankshigher than Jesus does in many ways. Adam (PBUH) did not come from awoman’s womb covered with blood; God commanded the angels to kneel to him,God taught him all the names, and heaven was his home. In addition, God (S.W)spoke to him by Himself without a messenger, and many other things, whichneither Jesus (PBUH) nor the others had. Thus, since Adam has all thesecharacteristics, why do Christians not consider him divine?The same goes for angels, for God (S.W) created them without father or mother.They are not made of mud, but Christians do not consider them Gods. Therefore,the virgin birth cannot be evidence of divinity, even though it is a unique event inman’s history.Claim 8: "My God And My Lord"?
  18. 18. It is often claimed that since Thomas referred to Jesus as "My God, my Lord"(John 20:28), that Jesus was God. An ignorance of the context of the verse and ofChristian doctrine prompts this claim. The context of the verse talks about anunbelieving Thomas being surprised when Jesus offers him evidence. Theexclamation, "My God," on his part was just astonishment. We use such anexclamation everyday while talking to people (abbreviated as OMG). This doesntmean that the person we are talking to is God. For example, I see John cutting hiswrist with a Rambo knife. I say: "My God, John what are you doing?" Do I meanthat John is God? Similar is the use of the expression by Thomas. If you go intoJewish or Muslim societies even today, youll hear people exclaim "My God, myLord," at every situation which surprises them or causes them anguish or isastonishing. In the verse above Thomas says: "My God, my Lord," he was not claiming thatJesus was his 1) God and 2) Lord. If he did then the Church and the disciplesshould have stamped him a heretic right there and then. That is because claimingthat Jesus is Lord and God is a violation of Christian doctrine, which asserts thatthere is One God, the Father and One Lord, Jesus. Jesus cant be God and Lord."...Yet for us there is but one God, the Father...and one Lord, Jesus Christ." (ICorinthians 8:) Believing the above (i.e. Jesus is Lord and God) would leave a person withunorthodox doctrine branded by the church as Sabellianism, Patripassianism, orMonarchianism.AlsoWhy on earth would Thomas call Jesus his God anyways? What is the special thingthat Jesus did to prove he was God? His resurrection? But we all believe that weare going to resurrect one day on the Day of Judgment by the will of God. Plusothers resurrected...Matthew 27:52-53 52The tombs broke open and the bodies of many holy peoplewho had died were raised to life. 53They came out of the tombs, and after Jesusresurrection they went into the holy city and appeared to many people.Prophets of the Old Testament resurrected people from the dead by the will of God.(2 Kings 4:18-37, 1 Kings 17:17-22 etc.)Jesus did absolutely nothing special for Thomas to even call him God, so Thomassremark is best explained as an expression of surprise.Claim 9: Before Abraham Was I Am ? This is another quotation which the Christians bring to show the divinity of Jesus.It’s from John 8:58.Let’s analyze this verse.
  19. 19. “Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was, I am.”(John 8:58)The reasons Christians give that Christ (pbuh) claimed divinity here are: A. Jesus existed before Abraham. B. “I am” is the name of God in the Bible (Exodus 3:14)Let’s analyze both the reasons.A. If Jesus (pbuh) existed before Abraham that does not make him God in anywaybecause even angels existed before Abraham. They existed before the world wascreated. Does it make them God? No ! Jesus (pbuh) was with God before Abraham(pbuh) , but in what form? Was he like a handsome young man moving around andthen God reduced him to a small baby and put him in his mother’s womb? No No !It means in the knowledge of God we all were there. Jeremiah is said to have beenmade a Prophet before his birth. The Bible says“Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out ofthe womb I sanctified thee, and I ordained thee a prophet unto the nations.”(Jeremiah 1:5)In Islam, we share somewhat a similar belief. The Quran says:“When thy Lord drew forth from the Children of Adam - from their loins -their descendants, and made them testify concerning themselves, (saying):"Am I not your Lord (who cherishes and sustains you)?"- They said: "Yea!We do testify!" (This), lest ye should say on the Day of Judgment: "Of this wewere never mindful": (Quran 7:172)B. The Christians claim that “I am” is the name of God in the Bible in Exodus 3:14.The verse reads“And God said unto Moses, I AM THAT I AM: and he said, Thus shalt thou sayunto the children of Israel, I AM hath sent me unto you.” (Exodus 3:14) “Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was, God ( Iam.)”We have no objection in agreeing that God was there before Abraham.
  20. 20. If Jesus was claiming divinity here. He should have at least remained consistent inthe usage of words. In Exodus 3:14 the word for “I am” is “haw-yaw’ Where as theword in John 8:58 is “Ego Eimi” How many people in that age would have said,"I am," in answer to questions in everyday life, hundreds of thousands. Arethey all gods? If you ask me: "Are you Omar ," and I say "I am," am Iclaiming to be God just because God happened to use the words "I am?" Theargument clearly is not valid.This is sufficient to prove that in John 8:58 Jesus did not claim divinity.Claim 10: ABBA, Father ? It is sometimes claimed that the use of the Hebrew word for father, ABBA, byJesus for God, signifies a special relationship of a physical type. This however isunwarranted since every Christian is supposed to use the same word ABBA forGod (see Romans 8:14, and Galatians 4:6) Sometimes, certain other terms used by Jesus for himself are presented to provethat he was claiming divinity. Terms like "Messiah," and "Savior," are not onlyapplied to Jesus in the gospels but have been applied to others in the Bible. Yet intheir case, no one says that they prove divinity. If these claims were to be presentedtruthfully then we would have not one but many candidates for divinity. As examples, Cyrus the Persian, who was a pagan is called Messiah in the Bible(Isaiah 45:1). It is however covered up by the translators who translate the word asanointed. The Hebrew and the Arabic word Messiah comes from the root Masaaha,which means to rub, message or anoint. Ancient kings and priests were "anointed"or appointed, into office. It does not mean that the person so named and termed isGod at all. The title of "savior," or "saviors" is used for other people in the Bible (2Kings 13:5 and Obadiah 21 and Nehemiah 9:27). Translators are well aware of thisso they substitute the word savior for deliverer to throw off readers.Jesus had a servant-master relationship with God. He never claimed to be equal toGod, or to be of the same nature as God. Attributing divinity to Christ, a man, goescompletely against his teachings as found in the New Testament of the Bible. Hesays for example that God was his God as well:"..And go and tell my brethren that I ascend to My Father and Your Father, to MYGOD and your God (John 20:17)."The Quran confirms this statement made by Jesus:"Indeed they reject the truth, those that say, "God is Christ, the son of Mary."For indeed, Christ said, worship God, who is MY GOD and your God (Quran5:75)."Claim 11 : Satan Called Him "The Holy One Of God" ?There are Christians who tend to use the following verse to try and prove Jesus
  21. 21. divinity.Mark 1:24 24"What do you want with us, Jesus of Nazareth? Have you come todestroy us? I know who you are—the Holy One of God!"Christians tend to argue that since Satan called Jesus "The Holy One of God" thatmeans Satan knew Jesus was divine. That is why he called him that. They arguethat God in the Old Testament is called Holy One (e.g.. 2Kings 19:22) so thatmeans Jesus is God.This is a very lame argument on the Christians part. First of all, Mark 1:24 saysthat the devil called Jesus "The Holy One of GOD". So how can Jesus be God ofGod? Translators tend to trick the readers by putting "Holy One" in capital letters.Holy one means a "saint" (CLICK HERE ). It could also be referring to aMessenger. For example, look atDaniel 4:23 23 "You, O king, saw a messenger, a holy one, coming down fromheaven and saying, Cut down the tree and destroy it, but leave the stump, boundwith iron and bronze, in the grass of the field, while its roots remain in the ground.Let him be drenched with the dew of heaven; let him live like the wild animals,until seven times pass by for him.So when Satan called Jesus "The Holy One of God", it most likely means that hejust called Jesus a messenger of God. As a Muslim I completely agree with thisstatement.Mark 1:23 does not prove Jesus divinity, it actually goes against it and proves thatJesus is, was and never will be God!Claim 12: He Was Called "Son Of The Most High" ?Luke 1:32 32He Will Be Great And Will Be Called The Son (Huios) Of The MostHigh. The Lord God Will Give Him The Throne Of His Father David,Christians Think That This Verse Gives An Extreme Title Of Honor To Jesus. WellIs It Really?Jesus Is Called The "Son Of The Most High". "The Son" In Greek Is Huious,Which Could Mean........1) a sonA) rarely used for the young of animalsB) generally used of the offspring of menC) in a restricted sense, the male offspring (one born by a father and of amother)
  22. 22. D) in a wider sense, a descendant, one of the posterity of any one,1) the children of Israel2) sons of AbrahamE)) used to describe one who depends on another or is his follower1) a pupil2) son of manA) term describing man, carrying the connotation of weakness and mortalityB) Son Of Man, Symbolically Denotes The Fifth Kingdom In Daniel 7:13 And ByThis Term Its Humanity Is Indicated In Contrast With The Barbarity And FerocityOf The Four Preceding Kingdoms (The Babylonian, The Median And The Persian,The Macedonian, And The Roman) Typified By The Four Beasts. In The Book OfEnoch (2nd Century) It Is Used Of Christ.C) Used By Christ Himself, Doubtless In Order That He Might Intimate HisMessiahship And Also That He Might Designate Himself As The Head Of TheHuman Family, The Man, The One Who Both Furnished The Pattern Of ThePerfect Man And Acted On Behalf Of All Mankind. Christ Seems To HavePreferred This To The Other Messianic Titles, Because By Its Lowliness It WasLeast Suited To Foster The Expectation Of An Earthly Messiah In RoyalSplendour.3) son of GodA) used to describe Adam (Lk. 3:38)B) used to describe those who are born again (Lk. 20:36) and of angels and of JesusChristC) of those whom God esteems as sons, whom he loves, protects and benefitsabove others1) in the OT used of the Jews2) in the NT of Christians3) those whose character God, as a loving father, shapes by chastisements(Heb. 12:5-8)D) those who revere God as their father, the pious worshippers of God, thosewho in character and life resemble God, those who are governed by the Spiritof God, repose the same calm and joyful trust in God which children do intheir parents (Rom. 8:14, Gal. 3:26 ), and hereafter in the blessedness andglory of the life eternal will openly wear this dignity of the sons of God. Term
  23. 23. used preeminently of Jesus Christ, as enjoying the supreme love of God,united to him in affectionate intimacy, privy to his saving councils, obedient tothe Fathers will in all his acts For Synonyms see entry 5868Source: CLICK HERESo after looking at the several definitions we see that this title is indeed a greathonor but nothing to the extent of Jesus being divine! It just means that he is a greatservant of God and very pious. I mean are we also going to say that John theBaptist is divine as well because he has a great title of honor similar to Jesusattributed to him?...Luke 1:76 And you, my child, will be called a prophet of the Most High; for youwill go on before the Lord to prepare the way for him,I dont think so. So then why for Jesus?Claim 13: Because God "Gave His Only Begotten Son.."?"For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoeverbelieveth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life." John 3:16The above is the King James "translation" of John 3:16. If we were to open up theRevised Standard Version of the Bible on this exact same verse we would find itnow translated as :"For God so loved the world, that he gave his only son, ..."What is going on here? The RSV is the work of thirty two Biblical Christianscholars of the highest eminence backed by fifty cooperating Christiandenominations. They produced the RSV in an effort to correct the "many" and"serious" errors they had found in the King James Bible. So why have theyscrapped the word "begotten" from this cornerstone of Christian preaching? Thereason is because they have decided to be honest with us when translating thisverse.The Greek term for "begotten" in ancient Greek is "gennao" {ghen-nah-o} asfound for example in Matthew 1:2. In the verses under consideration, however, theword used was not "gennao" but "monogenes" {mon-og-en-ace}."Monogenes" is a Greek word which conveys the meaning "unique" and not"begotten." Thus, the true translation of this verse is "His unique son."Some of the more honest translations of the Bibles, such as the New Testament byGoodspeed and J. M. Powis Smith (published in 1923) have indeed given the sametranslation as that of the RSV. However, such "tell it as it is" Bibles were notgenerally met with a lot of enthusiasm since they forced the reader to face the factthat much of what the translators of the KJV have "translated" for them was not infact part of the Bible.We have already seen in previous sections that the Bible bears witness that God has
  24. 24. "sons" by the tons. So what does the Bible mean by "only son" or "unique son"when referring to Jesus? It means what the Bible has told us and the Quran hasconfirmed for us, namely, that Jesus was "unique" in that he was born of a humanmother without a father. God merely said to him "Be!" and he was.Claim 14: He Was Called "The Lord Of The Sabbath" ?Matthew 12:8 "For the Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath."Mark 2:28 "Consequently, the Son of Man is Lord even of the Sabbath."Luke 6:5 And He was saying to them, "The Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath."Basically reading the context of these passages shows that Jesus allowed for hisdisciples to pick up some ears of corn to eat for they were hungry. The Jews werestartled at this and Jesus gave them the example of how David and his companionsate the consecrated bread even though it was not allowed.Jesus came to basically adjust the Law to be better and not literally break it.Now Christians argue that Jesus claimed to be Lord of the Sabbath is somethingthat only God could claim.Secondly, we should not forget that Jesus was GIVEN all authority (Matthew 28:8)and therefore had the authority to break the Sabbath with Gods permission andwill. Therefore, this was only a title of honor in order to signify that authorityGIVEN to hm.Thirdly, Jesus said that "the Son of Man is Lord even of the Sabbath" AllChristians agree that when Jesus calls himself the "Son of Man" then he isemphasizing his human nature. Now how can Jesus human nature claim to beGod? Shouldnt it be his Godly nature that does it?Fourthly, no where do we even see that the Jews accused Jesus of blasphemywhen he said this statement.As we can see, the argument that Jesus claimed to be God by calling himself the"Lord of the Sabbath" is very weak and will not convince any objective person.Claim 15: He Said That His Words Will Never Pass Away ?Matthew 24:35 35Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never passaway.Jesus said that his words will never pass away. That means that his words areeternal. Only Gods words are eternal. Therefore, Jesus is God.My Response:This is very easy to reply to. You see, Jesus did not speak of his own authority. He
  25. 25. came and spoke the words of God...John 12:49 For I did not speak of my own accord, but the Father who sent mecommanded me what to say and how to say it.John 14:24 He who does not love me will not obey my teaching. These words youhear are not my own; they belong to the Father who sent meTherefore, the words coming out of Jesus mouth were not really his but fromthe Father who is the ONLY TRUE GOD...John 17:3 Now this is eternal life: that they may know you, the only true God, andJesus Christ, whom you have sent.So when Jesus said that his words are eternal that really meant that it wasGods words and not his that was eternal. So Jesus is not God.Claim 16: Because He Sent People As Prophets ?Matthew 23:34 34Therefore I am sending you prophets and wise men andteachers. Some of them you will kill and crucify; others you will flog in yoursynagogues and pursue from town to town.Who can send prophets except God? Jesus did. So Jesus is God!My Response:It might seem so at first, but when reading the 4 gospels in context we can geta different understanding. Jesus also said...John 17:18 18As you sent me into the world, I have sent them into the world.John 20:21 21Again Jesus said, "Peace be with you! As the Father has sent me, Iam sending you."So basically Jesus is saying that he is sending people out just like how the Fatherhas sent him. Now if Christians want to argue that Jesus is greater in essence thanthe ones that he sent then that means that the Father is greater in essence than Jesusbecause He sent him the exact same way. But if Christians argue back that theFather sending Jesus only means that He has greater authority than him then thatalso means that Jesus only has greater authority than the ones that he sent and doesnot necessarily mean that he is greater in essence and therefore is God.Claim 17: Because He Could Forgive Sins?An argument that Christians often use to show Jesuss divinity from the Bible isthat he had the authority to forgive sins. However, according to the Gospel of Johnthe disciples also had authority to forgive sins.John 20:23 If you forgive anyone his sins, they are forgiven; if you do not forgive
  26. 26. them, they are not forgiven.So Christians have two alternatives.Either they stop arguing that Jesus is divine because he had the authority to forgivesins.Or they change their doctrine and also believe that the disciples are also divine.However some Christians claimThat The Reason Why The Disciples Were Able To Forgive Sins Was BecauseJesus Gave Them The Authority To As the sayThe Apostles couldn’t do all these things if Christ hadn’t given them this Divineright.However, anyone could simply argue back and say that Jesus was only able toforgive sins because he was given the authority to as well Matthew 28:18 :Then Jesus came to them and said, "All authority in heaven and on earth has beengiven to me.Claim 18: Jesus Everlasting Presence ?Those who claim Jesus’ (PBUH) divinity cling to some of his words, which speakof his presence with his disciples and their followers, which come in the Gospels.They believe that it is an eternal presence. He said, while he was ascending toheaven, “teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, Iam with you always, to the end of the age." (Matt. 28:20). He said, “Whenever twoor three are gathered in my name, I will be among them”.They understand that it is a real physical presence and they consider it as evidenceto his divinity, for Jesus (PBUH) is present everywhere and at any time, as Allah(S.W) is everywhere and at any time.The Holy Bible does not speak of a real physical presence of Allah (S.W) nor ofJesus (PBUH), for Allah (S.W) does not incarnate or dwell in His Creations. Hispresence is metaphoric; it is a support, and guidance type of presence and the sameis for Jesus (PBUH) in showing the right path and instruction.The passages that contain this kind of presence in the Holy Bible are uncountable.“You will not need to fight in this battle. Stand firm, hold your position, and see thesalvation of the LORD on your behalf, O Judah and Jerusalem. Do not be them,and the LORD will be with you." (Chron.2 20:17) “for the LORD your God is Hewho goes with you to fight for you against your enemies, to give you the victory.”(Duet. 20:4)Allah (S.W) is with them by His salvation and support, and not that He came fromheaven and physically fought with them.
  27. 27. Allah’s (S.W) presence requires a response from the Jews, which is theiracceptance of His Law and worshipping Him. “and he went out to meet Asa andsaid to him, "Hear me, Asa, and all Judah and Benjamin: The LORD is with youwhile you are with Him. If you seek Him, He will be found by you, but if youforsake Him, He will forsake you.” (Chr.2 15:2). And this is proof that it is ametaphoric presence.Regarding this claimed real presence of Jesus (PBUH), Jesus (PBUH) denied it andrefuted this claim, when he told his disciples that he was leaving earth and wouldnot be amongst them. He said, “For you always have the poor with you, but youwill not always have me.” (Matt. 26:11) Jesus then said, "I will be with you a littlelonger, and then I am going to Him who sent me.” (John 7:33)His presence with them was spiritual, as Paul said in his Epistles to the Colossiansand the Corinthians. “Or though I am absent in body, yet I am with you in spirit,rejoicing to see your good order and the firmness of your faith in Christ.” (Col. 2:5)“For though absent in body, I am present in spirit; and as if present, I have alreadypronounced judgment on the one who did such a thing.” (Cor.1 5:3)Claim 19:Because He Will Judge The People ?Christian Argument:Jesus will judge people on the day of judgment...John 5:22 Moreover, the Father judges no one, but has entrusted all judgment tothe Son,Who else can judge people besides God? Jesus is God.My Response:First of all, Jesus was GIVEN the authority to judge people...Matthew 28:18 Then Jesus came to them and said, "All authority in heaven and onearth has been given to me.So it is really God who is judging the people through Jesus though.Plus we see that the disciples also have the honor of judging people...Matthew 19:28 Jesus said to them, "I tell you the truth, at the renewal of all things,when the Son of Man sits on his glorious throne, you who have followed me willalso sit on twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.So we even see that the disciples have the authority to judge people. So does thatmake them god? No! But if someone is given the authority and the honor to do sothen that is something great. But the one who is giving the authority is the God.Jesus did not do this from his own authority (John 8:28) but was given it (Matthew
  28. 28. 28:18). So he is not God.Further MoreThe Bible speaks of Jesus (PBUH) as the Judge of all creations on the Day ofJudgment. Paul said, “I charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, whois to judge the living and the dead, and by his appearing and his kingdom.” (2Ti.4/1) Christians present this passage as evidence of his divinity, because the Torahsays, “for God himself is judge.” (Psalms 50: 6).However, other passages prove the contrary, and prevent Jesus (PBUH) from beingjudge, “For God did not send his Son into the world to judge the world, but in orderthat the world might be saved through him. He that believeth on him is not judged:he that believeth not hath been judged already, because he hath not believed on thename of the only begotten Son of God.” (John 3/17 ASV). Therefore, Jesus willnever judge anyone.John confirmed this again by saying, “If anyone hears my words and does not keepthem, I do not judge him. For, I did not come to judge the world but to save theworld. The one who rejects me and does not receive my words has a judge. Allah(S.W) and his statute) the word that I have spoken will judge him on the last day.”(John 12:47-48)Jesus (PBUH), whom Christians claim to be the Judge of all, could not guaranteeheaven for his cousins and disciples, sons of Zebedee, because God (S.W) did notgive him this authority. He, who cannot do so, is incapable of having absoluteJudgment. The mother of the two sons came to Jesus (PBUH). After he asked herabout her inquiry, she said, “Say that these two sons of mine are to sit, one at yourright hand and one at your left, in your kingdom. Jesus answered,… but to sit at myright hand, and at my left is not mine to grant, but it is for those for whom it hasbeen prepared by my Father.” (Matthew 20/20-22).If Christians still insist that the judgment is one of Jesus’ (PBUH) acts (PBUH),then many others share that with him. Among those are his twelve disciples,including the betrayer Judas. “Jesus said to them, “Truly, I say to you, in the newworld, when the Son of Man will sit on his glorious throne, you who have followedme will also sit on twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.’’(Matthew19/28), (see also Luke 22/30)Paul and the other saints will judge not only the people, but also the angels and theentire world as well. He said, ‘Or do you not know that the saints will judge theworld?... Do you not know that we are to judge angels?’ (Cor.(1) 6/2-3). They willjudge the angels and the whole world but they are not gods, thus, judgment cannotbe evidence of divinity, unless we consider all of the above mentioned, gods.It is worth mentioning here that Jesus’ judgment of people -if it is true – is a giftfrom God (S.W) to Jesus the man; he performs it based on his humanity, “And hehas given him authority to execute judgment, because he is the Son of Man.” (John5/27).
  29. 29. Claim 20: Jesus Being Called The Lamb Of God And Him Taking Away TheSins Of The World ?Christians use the following verse...John 1:29 The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, "Look, theLamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!to show that Jesus came to be a sacrifice for the sins of the world. They try to usethis verse to show this doctrine in the Gospel. My contention is that there is noclear teaching of Christian doctrine regarding the crucifixion of Jesus for the sins ofthe world in this Gospel. Well the truth is that there is no clear teaching of Jesus inthe entire four Gospels in which he states that he has come to die for the sins of theworld. This is the teachings of Paul and Christians misinterpret and twist Jesusstatements in order to conform to Pauls teachings.This verse is not clear as well and could mean something else.As for Jesus being called the Lamb of God, well that does not automatically have tomean that Jesus was going to be sacrificed just like a lamb is. It could have othermeanings... he calls him a "lamb," either with respect to any lamb in common, forhis harmlessness and innocence; for his meekness and humility; for his patience;and for his usefulness, both for food and clothing, in a spiritual sense;Source: CLICK HEREJesus also refers to his disciples as lambs...Luke 10:3 Go! I am sending you out like lambs among wolves.The commentary...2. They must set out with an expectation of trouble and persecution: "Behold, Isend you forth as lambs among wolves; but go your ways, and resolve to make thebest of it. Your enemies will be as wolves, bloody and cruel, and ready to pull youto pieces; in their threatenings and revilings, they will be as howling wolves toterrify you; in their persecutions of you, they will be as ravening wolves to tearyou. But you must be as lambs, peaceable and patient, though made an easy preyof." It would have been very hard thus to be sent forth as sheep among wolves, if hehad not endued them with his spirit and courageSource: CLICK HERESo as we see, Jesus being called a lamb could be spiritual for having some ofthe characteristics and features of a lamb.As for Jesus "taking away" the sin of the world...
  30. 30. Taking away is airo. (Source)One of the meanings could be... cause to cease . Source: CLICK HERESo it could mean that Jesus came to stop the sins of the world and not necessarilymean to take it upon himself. This is the task of Prophets, for them to come downand spread the message of God in order to make them aware of their faults and sinsand to help them stop committing them. CONCLUSIONIt is completely justifiable to say that it is possible that John 1:29 means that Jesuswho is humble and patient like a lamb came to spread the message of God and be aWarner to people in order to stop people from committing sins. It is possible.Therefore, Christians cannot use this verse as a clear and explicit teaching of thedoctrine of the crucifixion of Jesus for the sins of the world.Claim 21: Because GOD Had Put His Spirit In Jesus ?Why do we have to consider Jesus as the Creator of this Universe or someone whois equal to GOD just because GOD had put His spirit in Jesus, and not consider themany others who carried GODs spirit above as equal to GOD?Others Who Carried GODs Spirit In Them:Numbers 24:2 "When Balaam looked out and saw Israel encamped tribe by tribe,the Spirit of God came upon him"Judges 3:10 " The Spirit of the LORD came upon him, so that he became Israelsjudge and went to war. The LORD gave Cushan - Rishathaim king of Aram intothe hands of Othniel, who overpowered him."Judges 6:34 "Then the Spirit of the LORD came upon Gideon, and he blew atrumpet, summoning the Abiezrites to follow him."Judges 11:29 "Then the Spirit of the LORD came upon Jephthah. He crossedGilead and Manasseh, passed through Mizpah of Gilead, and from there headvanced against the Ammonites."Judges 14:6 "The Spirit of the LORD came upon him in power so that he torethe lion apart with his bare hands as he might have torn a young goat. But he toldneither his father nor his mother what he had done."Judges 14:19 "Then the Spirit of the LORD came upon him in power. He wentdown to Ashkelon, struck down thirty of their men, stripped them of theirbelongings and gave their clothes to those who had explained the riddle. Burningwith anger, he went up to his fathers house."Judges 15:14 "As he approached Lehi, the Philistines came toward him shouting.The Spirit of the LORD came upon him in power. The ropes on his arms
  31. 31. became like charred flax, and the bindings dropped from his hands."1 Samuel 10:6 "The Spirit of the LORD will come upon you in power, and youwill prophesy with them; and you will be changed into a different person."1 Samuel 10:10 "When they arrived at Gibeah, a procession of prophets met him;the Spirit of God came upon him in power, and he joined in their prophesying."1 Samuel 11:6 "When Saul heard their words, the Spirit of God came upon himin power, and he burned with anger."1 Samuel 16:13 "So Samuel took the horn of oil and anointed him in the presenceof his brothers, and from that day on the Spirit of the LORD came upon David inpower. Samuel then went to Ramah."1 Samuel 16:16 "Let our lord command his servants here to search for someonewho can play the harp. He will play when the evil spirit from God comes uponyou, and you will feel better." GOD HAS AN EVIL SPIRIT??!!1 Samuel 16:23 "Whenever the spirit from God came upon Saul, David wouldtake his harp and play. Then relief would come to Saul; he would feel better, andthe evil spirit would leave him."1 Samuel 18:10 "The next day an evil spirit from God came forcefully uponSaul. He was prophesying in his house, while David was playing the harp, as heusually did. Saul had a spear in his hand..." ANOTHER EVIL SPIRIT FROMGOD??!!1 Samuel 19:9 "But an evil spirit from the LORD came upon Saul as he wassitting in his house with his spear in his hand . While David was playing theharp,..." ANOTHER EVIL SPIRIT FROM GOD??!!1 Kings 22:23 "God sent LYING SPIRITS to lie to people" Does GOD lie?!1 Samuel 19:20 "so he sent men to capture him. But when they saw a group ofprophets prophesying, with Samuel standing there as their leader, the Spirit ofGod came upon Sauls men and they also prophesied."1 Samuel 19:23 "So Saul went to Naioth at Ramah. But the Spirit of God cameeven upon him, and he walked along prophesying until he came to Naioth."2 Chronicles 15:1 "The Spirit of God came upon Azariah son of Oded."Ezekiel 11:5 "Then the Spirit of the LORD came upon me, and he told me tosay: "This is what the LORD says: That is what you are saying, O house of Israel,but I know what is going through your mind."Ezekiel 37:1 "The hand of the LORD was upon me, and he brought me out by the
  32. 32. Spirit of the LORD and set me in the middle of a valley; it was full of bones."Luke 1:35 "The angel answered, "The Holy Spirit will come upon you (Mary),and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. So the holy one to be bornwill be called the Son of God."Luke 2:25 "Now there was a man in Jerusalem called Simeon, who was righteousand devout. He was waiting for the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit wasupon him."Claim 22: Because He Said Honor Him As You Honor The Father ?Christians often claim that since Jesus said honor him as the Father, then thismeans Jesus is God since he asking for the same honor as the Father. The versereads:John 5:23: 23 That all men should honour the Son, even as they honour the FatherChristians use this and then shout Jesus is God! However so let us read on theverse, since Christian do not like to quote the rest of the passage: That all men should honour the Son, even as they honour the Father. He thathonoureth not the Son honoureth not the Father which hath sent himSo now since we have the entire verse quoted for us it makes things easier. So letus now respond, my response will be separated into two points:1- Notice Jesus says that if you do not honour him then you do not honour theFather. Now what does that mean? You see folks, any person who does not believein a prophet of God disbelieves in God also, why? Because God is commandingyou to believe in those prophets, and God is sending them revelations, to deny theprophet is to deny God.So therefore by honouring Jesus, you honour the Father, because you believe inJesus, which means you believe God sent him with his doctrine, and in doing sothis honours the Father. In fact let us continue quoting the verses:23 That all men should honour the Son, even as they honour the Father. He thathonoureth not the Son honoureth not the Father which hath sent him. 24 Verily,verily, I say unto you, He that heareth my word, and believeth on him that sent me,hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed fromdeath unto life.Notice what Jesus is saying, he is saying the person who believes what he is saying,which is basically the doctrine of God, and believe in the ONE THAT SENT HIMwill have everlasting life, which is heaven and they shall not be sent to eternalcondemnation which is hell.This makes things even more clear now, to honour Jesus simply means believe inhim, believe in him as a prophet, once you do this, you honour the Father since you
  33. 33. believe the Father sent Jesus, and you believe in the doctrine of the Father,therefore you shall go to heaven!2- Now Christians will be saying but Jesus said honor me AS you honor theFather. Now I have already shown what that meant from the context, but howeverso, for the sake of argument, let us just take this verse alone, out of context, whichwill read:23 That all men should honour the Son, even as they honour the FatherChristians think they have a great argument now, a great verse! But let us see, howcan you honour Jesus like the Father? Well here is a list of ways to honour Jesus asthe Father:1- Believe in Jesus as a prophet and not a liar2- Help him3- Obey himSo this is how you would obey Jesus as you honour the Father.You cannot honour Jesus by praying to him like you do with the Father, why? Wellbecause Jesus himself taught you to pray to the Father and not to himself:Matthew 6: 1 Take heed that ye do not your alms before men, to be seen of them:otherwise ye have no reward of your Father which is in heaven. 2 Therefore whenthou doest thine alms, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do inthe synagogues and in the streets, that they may have glory of men. Verily I sayunto you, They have their reward. 3 But when thou doest alms, let not thy left handknow what thy right hand doeth: 4 That thine alms may be in secret: and thy Fatherwhich seeth in secret himself shall reward thee openly.5 And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites are: for they love topray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may beseen of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward. 6 But thou, when thouprayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Fatherwhich is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly. 7But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do: for they think thatthey shall be heard for their much speaking. 8 Be not ye therefore like unto them:for your Father knoweth what things ye have need of, before ye ask him.9 After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed bethy name. 10 Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. 11Give us this day our daily bread. 12 And forgive us our debts, as we forgive ourdebtors. 13 And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine isthe kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen. 14 For if ye forgivemen their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you: 15 But if yeforgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.So notice Jesus teaches men how to pray to the Father and so on, not to himself,there you cannot pray to Jesus in honor to him, because Jesus never asked for it,
  34. 34. and the reason he never asked for it is because HE IS NOT GOD.Secondly, Jesus himself stated that the Father is greater than him:John 14:28 Ye have heard how I said unto you, I go away, and come again untoyou. If ye loved me, ye would rejoice, because I said, I go unto the Father: for myFather is greater than I.Jesus here states the Father is greater than him, so this also shows you cannothonour Jesus as the Father, to do so would be a SIN. How can you honour acreation, a man who is lesser than God with God! How? This is a major sin to makethis man Jesus equal with God when this man Jesus said the Father is GREATERTHAN ME. CONCLUSIONAs we have seen, this verse does not prove Jesus is God, not even close. When readin context it proves Jesus is not God but a prophet of God who is sent to thechildren of Israel and to make them believe in the one true God who sent him.Claim 23: Jesus The Only Sinless Person ?Christians usually wander around preaching that Jesus was the only sinlessand perfect person who ever lived. He was the only one that was blameless.However, when we read the Old Testament we can see that there were otherswho were considered blameless...Genesis 17:1 When Abram was ninety-nine years old, the LORD appeared to himand said, "I am God Almighty; walk before me and be blameless (tamiym).Deuteronomy 18:13 You must be blameless (tamiym) before the LORD your God.Psalms 119:1 Blessed are they whose ways are blameless (tamiym), who walkaccording to the law of the LORD.Proverbs 2:21 For the upright will live in the land, and the blameless (tamiym) willremain in it;Proverbs 11:5 The righteousness of the blameless (tamiym) makes a straight wayfor them, but the wicked are brought down by their own wickedness.Ezekiel 28:15 You were blameless (tamiym) in your ways from the day you werecreated till wickedness was found in you.The word tamiym could mean... 1) complete, whole, entire, sound a) complete, whole, entire b) whole, sound, healthful
  35. 35. c) complete, entire (of time) d) sound, wholesome, unimpaired, innocent, having integrity e) what is complete or entirely in accord with truth and fact (neuter adj/subst) Source: CLICK HEREWe can see that there were people who were considered perfect. We can alsosee that this word is used to describe the perfection of Gods works...Deuteronomy 32:4 He is the Rock, his works are perfect (tamiym), and all hisways are just. A faithful God who does no wrong, upright and just is he.There are more verses...Job 2:3 Then the LORD said to Satan, "Have you considered my servant Job?There is no one on earth like him; he is blameless (tam) and upright, a man whofears God and shuns evil. And he still maintains his integrity, though you incitedme against him to ruin him without any reason."Job 8:20 "Surely God does not reject a blameless (tam) man or strengthen thehands of evildoers.Psalms 37:37 37 Consider the blameless (tam), observe the upright; there is a futurefor the man of peace.The word tam could mean... 1) perfect, complete a) complete, perfect 1) one who lacks nothing in physical strength, beauty, etc b) sound, wholesome 1) an ordinary, quiet sort of person c) complete, morally innocent, having integrity 1) one who is morally and ethically pure Source: CLICK HERESo as we see, even according to the Bible itself Jesus was not the only sinlessperson and therefore he is not special in any way anymore.Further MoreOften times we hear Christians claim that Jesus the messiah was a sinless man, andsince he was sinless and perfect this made him God since only God is perfect andwithout sin. However so is this claim true, or is this claim simply based on theirown understanding without any actual proof to back it up?
  36. 36. In this article we shall show that Jesus himself did not believe that he was sinless,we will also show that Jesus himself did not believe that he was perfect like God,once doing so it shall debunk this Christian argument to prove the deity of JesusChrist.We shall first show that Jesus did not believe he was sinless, and this comes fromthe Gospel of John, chapter 8, the story concerns the Pharisees bringing a ladycaught in adultery, and the story goes as follows:1 Jesus went unto the mount of Olives. 2 And early in the morning he came againinto the temple, and all the people came unto him; and he sat down, and taughtthem. 3 And the scribes and Pharisees brought unto him a woman taken in adultery;and when they had set her in the midst, 4 They say unto him, Master, this womanwas taken in adultery, in the very act. 5 Now Moses in the law commanded us, thatsuch should be stoned: but what sayest thou? 6 This they said, tempting him, thatthey might have to accuse him. But Jesus stooped down, and with his finger wroteon the ground, as though he heard them not. 7 So when they continued asking him,he lifted up himself, and said unto them, He that is without sin among you, lethim first cast a stone at her. 8 And again he stooped down, and wrote on theground. 9 And they which heard it, being convicted by their own conscience, wentout one by one, beginning at the eldest, even unto the last: and Jesus was left alone,and the woman standing in the midst. 10 When Jesus had lifted up himself, and sawnone but the woman, he said unto her, Woman, where are those thine accusers?hath no man condemned thee? 11 She said, No man, Lord. And Jesus said untoher, Neither do I condemn thee: go, and sin no more.So take note of what happens, the Jews wanted to stone this lady according to theMosaic law, however so Jesus for some reason tells them that the person withoutsin should cast the first stone, and this is the crucial point, notice Jesus tells themthat he who is without sin cast the first stone, and non of them do it since they areall sinners, but notice that Jesus himself does not cast a stone neither! Hence thismeans that Jesus too is a sinner, since had he been without sin he would have beenstoning her as God commands for such a punishment, but notice he says that he toodoes not condemn her, and he lets her go, all of this means that Jesus too is sinless.Now a Christian might reply back by saying well Jesus didnt stone her becauseJesus was all about love and forgiveness, he was bringing a new message, wellsuch a response is very weak for two reasons. (A) This response is from silence,there is no evidence for it, the context of the story is clear, Jesus tells the onewithout the sinner to cast the stone, no one does including himself, hence he too isa sinner, saying he didnt stone her because of compassion and a new message isnot shown anywhere in the context, Jesus could have easily said I wont stone youbecause I have brought a new way, he says no such thing. (B) Jesus himself statedthat he came NOT to break the law, hence if Jesus isnt breaking the law this meanshe must carry it out, not say I am bringing something new, because if he is bringingsomething new that doesnt punish an adulteress by stoning then that means that thelaw has been broken since that is what it calls for!So this here is enough to prove that Jesus was NOT sinless, and that he indeed wasa sinner.
  37. 37. Now let us move on to the second point, which is that Jesus did not considerhimself to be perfect neither, and this comes from the Gospel of Matthew chapter19 which reads:And, behold, one came and said unto him, Good Master, what good thing shall Ido, that I may have eternal life? And he said unto him, Why callest thou me good?[there is] none good but one, [that is], God: but if thou wilt enter into life, keepthe commandments. (18-19)So as you can see a man comes up to Jesus and calls Jesus good, Jesus rather thanresponding to the man’s question first instead tells the man that why does he callJesus good! Jesus goes on to say that only God is good, hence as we can see Jesusdid not consider himself good in the sense that God is good which is perfection,only God is perfect, only God is good in the sense of perfection, and Jesus ismaking it crystal clear here that he is not perfect!So in conclusion we can see that Jesus is not sinless, and neither is he perfect, andneither did he consider himself as such. The claim that he is sinless and perfect is asimple myth, like many other myths that have been made up to Jesus to back thedoctrine of him being God.And Allah Knows Best!Further MoreIts typical of Christians. Many of them boast with pride about the Biblical Jesuscharacter thinking that anyone who reads about him would be so amazed by thebeautiful character of this man that they will just simply submit to the Gospels atonce. Well this only works for people who use their emotions besides theirintellect. I have read the Gospels and as a so-called God Incarnate, I dont find theBiblical Jesus to be impressive at all. As for a human Prophet, I think I can rank theBiblical Jesus Average and as for an ordinary man, I would have to admit that heis a great man, but nothing more.1- The Biblical Jesus Wasnt a Great Example of How To Talk To OnesMotherThe Biblical Jesus is not a very good role model to follow when it comes toknowing how to speak to your mother. Let us observe how the Biblical Jesus spoketo his mother...John 2:3-4 3When the wine was gone, Jesus mother said to him, "They have nomore wine." 4"Dear woman, why do you involve me?" Jesus replied, "My time hasnot yet come."This is definitely not an appropriate way to speak to your mother. "Why do youinvolve me?" How can a respectable role model say such a thing to his mother?Donald Arthur (D. A.) Carson says.
  38. 38. The form of address, gynai (Dear Woman), though thoroughly courteous, is notnormally an endearing term, nor the form of address preffered by a son addressinga much loved mother. (D.A. Carson, The Pillar New Testament Commentary: TheGospel According to John, Commentary on John 2:1-11, p. 170)One might argue back that Jesus statement to his mother was not rude. However,as D.A. Carson indirectly admits, Jesus could (and should if he is the perfectexample to follow) have chosen his words better when speaking to his mother.In another passage, the Biblical Jesus says....Matthew 12:47-49 47Someone told him, "Your mother and brothers are standingoutside, wanting to speak to you."48He replied to him, "Who is my mother, andwho are my brothers?" 49Pointing to his disciples, he said, "Here are my motherand my brothers.New Testament scholar Craig L. Blomberg says in his commentary.Jesus does not directly address his family but does implicitly rebuke them. Theydeserve no preferential treatment. Human kinship does not take priority overspiritual kinship, and Jesus is busy ministering to crowds that include his spiritualfamily. On calling disciples his brothers, cf. Heb 2:11; also cf. Matthew 28:10. Thewill of God, as through out Matthew, means obedience to Gods commands byfollowing Jesus. Matthew does say what Mary thought of her unusual son at thispoint in his career, but the most natural reading of Mark 3:21 would include heramong those who thought he was out of his mind. His brothers are singularlyumimpressed and in no way yet his supporters (cf. John 7:1-5). Given the strongfamily ties in ancient Palestine, Jesus attitude here would have proved as shockingas in 8:22 and 10:37. (Craig L. Blomberg, The New American Commentary,Commentary on Matthew 12:48-50, pp. 208-209, added emphasis is mine)It appears that even Jesus mother and disciples had a problem with his attitude (tothe extent that they thought he was out of his mind!).2- Jesus Told his Disciples to Take a Donkey and Colt Without the OwnersPermissionMatthew 21:1-3 1As they approached Jerusalem and came to Bethphage on theMount of Olives, Jesus sent two disciples, 2saying to them, "Go to the villageahead of you, and at once you will find a donkey tied there, with her colt by her.Untie them and bring them to me. 3If anyone says anything to you, tell him that theLord needs them, and he will send them right away."I dont think that Jesus orders were ethical at this point. You must ask the ownerfor permission to borrow something from him or at least buy it or rent it from him.Some will argue that Jesus needed the donkey to fulfill a prophecy. But why wouldGod want Jesus to commit a sin in order to fulfill a prophecy?Jesus Referred To The Gentiles As Dogs
  39. 39. Matthew 15:26 26He replied, "It is not right to take the childrens bread and toss itto their dogs."The Jews used to use the word dogs as a derogatory term in order to refer tothe Gentiles. Christians argue back that Jesus only used this term because it wascommon language back at that time and so the woman would have known whatJesus was speaking about.This is a pathetic excuse. Jesus should have come and abolished this silly practiceof referring to Gentiles as dogs. If he wanted to communicate to the lady regardingGentiles, he could have simply said Gentiles and she would have understood. Hedidnt have that to use that term and continue allowing this silly and offensivepractice to continue5- Jesus Wasnt A Good PreacherMatthew 23:33 33"You snakes! You brood of vipers! How will you escape beingcondemned to hell?Luke 11:40 40You foolish people! Did not the one who made the outside make theinside also?Matthew 16:23 23Jesus turned and said to Peter, "Get behind me, Satan! You are astumbling block to me; you do not have in mind the things of God, but the things ofmen."What type of perfect role model is this to follow? He went around insulting peoplewhile he preached, while at the same time he told his followers to show love totheir enemies? He even went so far as calling one of his disciples "Satan"!! Whycouldnt Jesus be more patient and hold his tongue?Jesus even got a bit physical at times...John 2:15 13When it was almost time for the Jewish Passover, Jesus went up toJerusalem. 14In the temple courts he found men selling cattle, sheep and doves, andothers sitting at tables exchanging money. 15So he made a whip out of cords, anddrove all from the temple area, both sheep and cattle; he scattered the coins of themoney changers and overturned their tables. 16To those who sold doves he said,"Get these out of here! How dare you turn my Fathers house into a market!"What authority did Jesus have to do such a thing? This story seems to teach us thatvigilantism is okay at times.6- Jesus Didnt Make it a Sin To Call Non-Christians FoolsJesus made it clear that one cannot call his brother (spiritual brother) a fool...Matthew 5:22 22But I tell you that anyone who is angry with his brother will besubject to judgment. Again, anyone who says to his brother, Raca, is answerable to

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